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WINNING THE WAR IN YOUR MIND | PART 1 – THE BATTLE
March 7, 2021

WINNING THE WAR IN YOUR MIND | PART 1 – THE BATTLE

March 7, 2021

WINNING THE WAR IN YOUR MIND | PART 1 – THE BATTLE

Spring Small Group Semester

January 31 – May 1, 2021

www.olc.church/groups

 

Most of life’s battles are won or lost in your .

Romans 7:15–25 (NLT)  I don’t really understand myself, for I want to do what is right, but I don’t do it. Instead, I do what I hate… I want to do what is right, but I can’t. I want to do what is good, but I don’t.  I don’t want to do what is wrong, but I do it anyway… I have discovered this principle of life—that when I want to do what is right, I inevitably do what is wrong. I love God’s law with all my heart. But there is another power within me that is at war with my mind… Oh, what a miserable person I am!  Who will free me from this life that is dominated by sin and death?  Thank God! The answer is in Jesus Christ our Lord.

2 Corinthians 10:3-4 (NIV)  For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.

Stronghold:  Fortified prison

*Any area where you’ve been taken locked by .

John 10:10 (NIV)  The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy;

John 8:44 (NIV)  …for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

2 Corinthians 10:5 (NIV)  We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.

Proverbs 4:23 (NCV)  Be careful what you think, because your thoughts run your life.

Your is always in the direction of your strongest .

Proverbs 23:7 (NKJV)  For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.

THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT

WORRIED   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   PEACEFUL

NEGATIVE   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   POSITIVE

WORLDLY   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   ETERNAL

1.  the lie that is you back.

for help.

Psalm 139:23–24 (NLT) Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. Point out anything in me that offends you, and lead me along the path of everlasting life.

You cannot what you cannot .

…our thoughts and imagination—get “under the skin” of our DNA and can turn certain genes on and off, changing the structure of the neurons in our brains.  So our thoughts, imagination, and choices can change the structure and function of our brains on every level.”  – Dr. Caroline Leaf

“Research shows that 75 to 98 percent of mental, physical, and behavioral illness comes from one’s thought life.” – Dr. Caroline Leaf

Romans 12:2 (NIV)  Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.

Proverbs 23:7 (NKJV)  For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.

2. the lie with God’s .

2 Corinthians 10:3-5 (NIV)  For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.

  and God’s Word.

“Hey , give me bible verses on…”

Get a paper and highlight the .

Hebrews 4:12 (NLT)  For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.

Proverbs 30:5 (NLT)  Every word of God proves true.

John 8:31–32 (NKJV) …“If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.”

Philippians 4:13 (NLT)  For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.

2 Corinthians 12:10 (NIV)  …For when I am weak, then I am strong.

2 Timothy 1:7 (NLT)  For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.

2 Corinthians 9:8 (NLT)  God will generously provide all you need.

Psalm 139:14 (NCV)  I praise you because you made me in an amazing and wonderful way.

Revelation 12:11 (NKJV)  And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony,…

Philippians 4:8-9 (NIV)  Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.  Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.

 

Romans 7:24-25 (NLT) Oh, what a miserable person I am!  Who will free me from this life that is dominated by sin and death?  Thank God! The answer is in Jesus Christ our Lord.

 

You are invited to join us today for Discover at 11:00am located in the Discover Room.

For more info please visit www.olc.church/discover

 

Spring Small Group Semester

January 31 – May 1, 2021

www.olc.church/groups

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